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Iranian clerics standing in front of the "Jamran", Iran's first domestically built warship, during naval maneuvers in the Gulf on February 21, 2009. Iran's navy on February 19 launched in the Gulf its first domestically made destroyer in a ceremony attend by the supreme leader and the commander-in-chief Ayatollah Ali …

Iran Threatens to Block Key Gulf Passage over Trump Sanctions

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz – a key Gulf passage for shipments of commodities – over Washington threatening to sanction any country that fails to stop importing oil from the Islamic Republic by November 4.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu brief the media after bilateral talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. A day before German chancellor Angela Merkel and nearly her entire Cabinet arrive in Israel, her foreign minister published an op-ed in an Israeli newspaper Sunday encouraging Israel …

Netanyahu to European Leaders: Stop Funding Iran

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged European leaders to stop funding Iran, which he called a “sponsor of terrorism,” and slammed the  four remaining partners in the nuclear deal for inviting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to meet with them while an Iranian terror plot was unfolding in France.

TEHRAN, IRAN - APRIL 22: An Iranian policewoman (L) warns a woman about her clothing and hair during a crackdown to enforce Islamic dress code on April 22, 2007 in Tehran, Iran. Police issued warnings and conducted arrests during an annual pre-summer crackdown, which was given greater prominence this year, …

Iranian Lawmaker: 3,700 Arrested in Protest Crackdown

Iranian lawmaker Mahmud Sadeghi said on Tuesday that around 3,700 people have been arrested during the crackdown on anti-government protesters, a number far higher than Tehran’s official count of 450.

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‘Death to the Dictator! Death to Rouhani!’: Thousands Protest the Government in Iran

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Iran over the past few days, speaking out against both the “hardline” government of the ayatollahs and the supposedly “moderate” secular government of President Hassan Rouhani. “Death to the dictator!” and “Death to Rouhani” are chants heard in at least eight Iranian cities, and the movement appears to be spreading.

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Islamic Cooperation Summit: U.S. Jerusalem Declaration ‘Desertion’ of Peace Broker Role

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held an emergency summit called by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Tuesday. The meeting produced a resolution calling for the United States to rescind its formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and vaguely threatened “political and economic restrictions” against countries, presumably including the U.S., which defy the OIC’s demands.

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Report: Russian Intel Chief Visited Israel to Discuss Syria Crisis

The director of Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service reportedly visited Israel on Thursday to brief Israeli security officials following a meeting between the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran on reaching a political solution to the Syrian civil war.

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Iran’s Rouhani: ‘If Our Rival and Enemy Leaves an Agreement, This Is Not a Defeat for Us’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told a cabinet meeting on Wednesday that it shouldn’t bother Iran if the United States withdraws from the nuclear deal. “If any side fails to stand committed to the deal, it would be tarnishing its own reputation,” he said. Meanwhile, the Iranian resistance has accused Rouhani’s government of systematically cheating on the nuclear deal.

Iraqi Kurds wave the Kurdish flag as they celebrate the independence referendum in the streets of the northern city of Arbil on September 27, 2017 in Iraq's autonomous northern Kurdish region. Official results showed 92.73 percent of voters backing statehood in Monday's non-binding referendum, which Iraq's central government rejected as …

Leaders of Iran, Turkey Stress Opposition to Kurdish State

With Turkey’s president by his side, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pledged Wednesday that they would ensure borders in the region remain unchanged after the recent Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq.

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Arab Analyst: Hamas Has Returned to the Iran Axis

TEL AVIV — Palestinian journalist Abed al-Bary Atwan, editor-in-chief of the electronic publication Al Rai Al Youm, which maintains positive connections with senior Hamas figures and senior Iranian officials, has written an analysis in response to comments from Hamas’ leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, about Iran’s support for Hamas, saying that Hamas has decided on a political position, returning to the axis of resistance led by Iran.

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2010 file photo, an Iranian security officer directs media at the Bushehr nuclear power plant, with the reactor building seen in the background, just outside the southern city of Bushehr, Iran. State TV says the Guardian Council, Iran's constitutional watchdog, ratified a bill Wednesday, …

Iran: We Can Resume Enriched Uranium Production in Five Days

The chief of Iran’s atomic energy agency provided further testimony to the anemic nature of Barack Obama’s nuclear deal by stating on Tuesday that Iran could resume enriching uranium within “at most five days” if it desires.

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Iran Seeks Stronger Ties With Qatar: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a Saudi-led blockade of the Gulf Arab emirate.

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Iran’s Army Warns Rouhani over Missile Comments

(AFP) TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s armed forces warned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani against discussing the country’s defense program after he criticized the anti-Israel slogans written on the side of ballistic missiles, local media reported on Saturday.